Familiar poems and almost unknown poems. Love poems and war poems. Funny poems and heartbroken poems. Poems that re-create the world we know and poems written on the dark side of the moon.Poetry by Heart is an essential collection of over 200 poems, from Geoffrey Chaucer to Emily Dickinson, from Christina Rossetti to Benjamin Zephaniah,all carefully chosen for their suitability for learning and reciting. This is ananthology which celebrates the age-old pleasure of reciting poems - ananthology for all ages to treasure.